Johanna Shay

DESCRIPTION: "In the Emerald Isle so far from here across the deep blue sea, There live a maid that I love dear...." He praises Johanna's beauty and fidelity. The birds' song remind him of her. He hopes she will soon become Mrs. O'Day
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Dean)
KEYWORDS: love courting separation
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dean, pp. 106-107, "Johanna Shay" (1 text)
Peters, pp. 124-125, "Johanna Shay" (1 text)

Roud #9575
File: Dean106

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